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House Bill 542 was signed into law on October 30, 2017. Under this new PA state law, the Fireworks Act of 1939 was repealed and replaced in its entirety.
Q: Which fireworks are Pennsylvania residents now allowed to purchase and use?
A: Consumers can now purchase and use “Class C” or “consumer grade” fireworks that include firecrackers, Roman Candles, bottle rockets and similar fireworks that contain a maximum of 50 milligrams of explosive material. The expansion includes those fireworks that were previously available to out-of-state residents only.
“Display Fireworks”, which are classified as (including) salutes that contain more than two grains or 130 milligrams of explosive materials and professional grade aerial shells containing more than 60 grams of pyrotechnic compositions are still only allowed to be used by professionals with a Permit.
Q: Who can purchase fireworks?
A: Anyone over 18 years of age can purchase them
Q: What are the restrictions of where they can be used?
A: They cannot be ignited or discharged on public or private property without express permission of the property owner;
They cannot be discharged from or within a motor vehicle or building;
They cannot be discharged toward a motor vehicle or building;
They cannot be discharged within 150 feet of an occupied structure;
They cannot be discharged while the person is under the influence of alcohol, a controlled substance or another drug.
Did you know that most residential recycling services don’t accept batteries, shopping bags, or light bulbs?
According to the EPA, about 86,000 tons of alkaline batteries end up in landfills each year. In May 2021, Warwick Township purchased dedicated containers to collect these hard-to-recycle items.
Located toward the rear of the Township Administration Building lobby, residents are invited to deposit their alkaline batteries and incandescent light bulbs into the bins.
Once the containers have been filled, they will be shipped back to Terracycle, a company dedicated to diverting millions of pounds of resources from landfills.
What items are acceptable?
- Alkaline Batteries
- No Lithium Batteries
- No Rechargeable Batteries
- Bin 2
- Incandescent Light Bulbs
- No LED Bulbs
- No Fluorescent, Bulbs
- No Halogen Bulbs
Bin Location: Township Building – 1733 Township Greene, Jamison, PA 18929